Author: Eli Baraty

English Table Tennis National Junior championships, was held in Nottingham university this weekend and I was present at the event coaching and observing. It’s truly sad for me to say this but honesty is said to be the best policy and it pains me to say it but the foundations of English table tennis is […]

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How Important is Training Your Eyes for Table Tennis? Should you train your eyes for table tennis? Most of us are truly fortunate to have eyes that work but unfortunately, we often take our eyes for granted and in many cases neglect our vision. The same goes for our feet (they hold our bodies upright […]

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The Greatest Table Tennis Player of All Time Ma Long has become the greatest table tennis player of all time. I wrote a blog about a year ago comparing Ma to Jan Ove Waldner. Back then JO had my vote and honestly, Waldner will always be the greatest (for me personally). But in reality and […]

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2019 World Table Tennis Championships I was privileged to experience two world championships in my time and the first was in my home country England, back in 1997. I’m not sure any event will top that for me but that’s me being bias; home country, my all-time favourite player Jan-Ove Waldner and an all European […]

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We all love something or a few things but if you play table tennis from your heart, the game will change your life Why Table Tennis    Today I am with a very special group of international coaches and each day we spend together the more I realise why they coach. I could be wrong […]

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Are you a table tennis Fan? I know I am! I’m a fan of table tennis clubs, events and players and they can often be idealistic in my personal perspective. Portugal Table Tennis Camp with UTTCT I will be heading over to Portugal tomorrow to host a training camp alongside side some of Europes best […]

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I have never seen a top achiever without some kind of obsession, do you have a table tennis obsession? and what are the effects? Addiction I think most have some kind of addiction whether it be social media, eating, smoking, running, these things in our lives give us the high’s we crave. Many perceive addictions […]

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Triangle table tennis club based in the US holds a wonderful tournament once a year called Cary Cup Michael Levene – Chairman of Triangle Table Tennis Club 21 years back I played a small event at Barnet Table Tennis centre where I first met and saw Michael play. He instantly captured my attention due to […]

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eBaTT – Table Tennis Tutorial – P1 April 2019 How to execute a good/high-quality Long backhand and forehand Push The Long Push A relatively simple stroke to execute but hard to deliver at a high level consistently. The aim is to get the stroke technically correct and impart plenty of backspin or float disguised as […]

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There are 3 table tennis characters and you fall into one of them! History of human survival Humans have evolved with a “fight or flight” response when facing danger or potential dangers. Our ability to flee or stand up and fight has helped our ancestors avoid or even defeat predators. There is another system we […]

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